Grandma's warning not to play with your food goes out the window as F&B outlets tap into the World Cup 2014 mood with football-themed foods and drinks
13 June 2014 12:20 PM | Updated 19 Jun 2014
By Celine Asril,Priyanka Chand Agarwal, Victoria Lim
Image 1 of 11 | Image credits: Pastamania
PASTAMANIA | FOODBALLS FOR FOOTBALL FANS | For a ball-themed bite from this local pasta chain, ask for a portion of their minestrone and mushroom flavoured foodballs. Priced at $5.90 for 6pcs each serving gets your three balls in each flavour. These are available to dine in as well as home delivery. Those staying up to watch the games, take note: Pastamania have extended their opening hours till 4am till 13 July.
Image 2 of 11 | Image credits: BreadTalk
BREADTALK | FOUR WORLD CUP LIMITED EDITION BUNS | Caught with the World Cup fever, BreadTalk has created not one but four specialty buns: the Dillopillo (sambal chicken bun shaped after the armadillo mascot, $1.60), Go Goal! (chocolate and custard cream-filled football shaped brioche, $1.40), Jerseylicious (a football jersey-shaped brioche bread with lemon custard and chocolate icing, $1.50) and Superstix (bundles of cheese and seasame breadsticks, $2.30). Available until 13 July at all Breadtalk outlets in Singapore.
Celine Asril is guilty of taking pictures before tucking in to all her meals; it’s a (good) hazard of the job – this editor of HungryGoWhere never sits down to two of the same meals in a week.
Priyanka has worked in PR and marketing for start-ups of all sizes before trading in the corporate ladder for writing about food and fashion. When not battling with HTML, she can be found furiously stirring a pot of curry in her tiny kitchen, shopping online or looking for the next ‘hot new restaurant’. She also runs a fashion label that makes the occasional appearance at trunk shows. Priyanka would like to have her own blog/website someday but every time she clicks opens a browser, something is on sale at an online store somewhere.
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